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   Re: [xml-dev] Usage of Escape Character instead of CDATA

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ReemaD@riskinc.com wrote:
>     <testnode1/>

That is not a tag. It is a series of characters that resolves to a "<",
"t", "e", ..."/", ">". It is data, not markup. It means exactly the same
as <![CDATA[<testnode1>]]>.

If you want it treated as an element then you should type in real
less-than and greater-than signs. Otherwise it is data.

 Paul Prescod


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